Achievement Highlights

30 Jul Solar Award

A Solar Award from PUC for new 125 kW Solar Energy systems was provided to four Title I middle schools (Harney, Findlay, Faiss, and Bailey). The electricity generated by each system may flow back into NV Energy's grid, where the District will receive and retain...

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30 Jul National History Day

National History Day (NHD) nominated Faiss Middle School teacher Sarah Losofsky for the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award. Nominee selections are based on exceptional creativity, commitment, and inspiration in developing student interest in history. Each state winner is awarded $500 and is eligible...

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30 Jul Nevada National Geographic State Bee

The 2015 Nevada National Geographic State Bee was held on April 3, 2015, at Tarkanian Middle School. Angel Cruz, an eighth-grader from Johnson Junior High School took second place, and Amal Anilkumar, an eighth-grader from Greenspun Junior High School took third place. Brian Montes, an...

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30 Jul Las Vegas Track Classic

Centennial High School senior Dajour Braxton posted one of the nation’s fastest times to win the boys 1,600-meter run during the Las Vegas Track Classic at Desert Oasis on March 28, 2015. His performance has ignited talk of another milestone. Dajour crossed the line in...

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30 Jul Kiwanis’ Educator of the Year

Christy Davis of Virgin Valley High School was announced as the Kiwanis' Educator of the Year during a ceremony at the Stratosphere on April 15, 2015, by the Kiwanis Club of Las Vegas. Ms. Davis was chosen for prestigious award from a field of five...

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30 Jul Little Red Flying Hood

Ben Nelson, a recent graduate of Foothill High School and a young man with autism, published a book titled Little Red Flying Hood. The book was created on Adobe Illustrator and has been made into a movie by the students at the Southwest Career and...

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30 Jul Hospitality Program

Students in the Hospitality Program at Southwest Career and Technical Academy teamed up with Three Square Food Bank to serve meals. Students chose to help Three Square by hosting the Inspire Gala as their capstone project. Students planned, cooked, and performed at the event on...

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30 Jul University of Family Learning

University of Family Learning provided its first class offerings from January through April 2015 at the District’s eight Title I family engagement centers. The centers are located at the following elementary schools: Rex Bell, Pat Diskin, Manuel Cortez, Myrtle Tate, Elaine Wynn, Ruby Thomas, Wendell...

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